Neighbour to prestigious estates, such as Petrus and Cheval Blanc, Chateau l’Evangile has in the past decade become one of the most prominent in Pomerol. At the foundations of the vineyard Chateau l’Evangile owes its origin to the Leglise family, who actively participated in the construction of the Pomerol vineyard in the mid-18th century. In the XIX century, the domain ... Read More »
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The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Chateau Haut-Bailly in Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Haut-Bailly – Pessac-Leognan Chateau Haut-Bailly is a Graves Classified Growth from the Pessac-Leognan appellation. The first traces of the wine go back to 1431 in Pujau, the current location of the property today. Since 1998, the chateau has been owned by Robert G. Wilmers, an American manager ... Read More »
As we enter the warmer months, chilled bottles of rosé replace the buxom reds in our wine cabinets. We celebrate the third annual International Rosé Day. But what exactly is rosé, this wine so closely associated with sunshine and summertime? A big misconception arises from the colour, which ranges from onion-skin orange to vibrant purple, depending on the varietal of grape ... Read More »
Chateau Pontet-Canet is an 81 hectare Classified Fifth Growth in the heart of the Pauillac appellation. Winegrowing philosophy of the chateau is allowing the grapes to reveal their truest selves, with little to no interference. This true expression is why the wines of Chateau Pontet-Canet are elegant and continue to grow over time. 3 centuries, 3 families In 1705, Jean-Francois ... Read More »
Primeurs 2016 | The wonderful 2016 vintage of Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande is available!
Pierre de Mazure de Rauzan founded Chateau Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande in the 17th century. The chateau received its current name after the marriage of Virginie, the daughter of Joseph de Pichon Longueveille, and the Count of Lalande. For 250 years, the family has been determined to produce quality wines using the historical know-how of the chateau. A rich ... Read More »
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from Pomerol and Pessac-Leognan. Chateau Clinet – Pomerol Located in the heart of Pomerol, Chateau Clinet offers an ideal terroir for making a very great wine. The parcels are on a bed of güntzian gravel. The property has been owned by the Laborde family since 1998. They strive to offer wines of ... Read More »
Chateau Pichon Baron is a legendary estate located in the Pauillac appellation. Its beautiful architecture and beautifully produced wines are only parts of the legacy that surround this magnificent chateau. A Great Century The historical domain was created at the end of the 17th century, or the “Grand Siecle” (Great Century). Pierre Desmezures de Rauzan, respected and influential wine merchant ... Read More »